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Alapin [B22]
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In: Re: 6...g6 in the 2...Nf6...
By: Paddy
Bb5 Systems
Bb5 Systems
Rossolimo Variation [B23], [B30-1], Moscow Variation & Hybrid [B51-2]
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55 469 Last Post 06/30/20 at 20:14:17
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By: TopNotch
Closed
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Closed Sicilian [B23-26]
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36 367 Last Post 06/21/17 at 17:27:10
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By: an ordinary chessplayer
GPA
GPA
Grand Prix Attack [B21 & B23]
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45 482 Last Post 04/05/20 at 15:42:37
In: Re: 2...a6 against the Gr...
By: RoleyPoley
Morra
Morra
Smith-Morra Gambit [B21]
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32 841 Last Post 05/26/20 at 20:57:25
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By: MNb
Anti-Sicilians Anti-Sicilians
2.c3, Moscow, Rossolimo, Closed, GPA, Morra, etc. [B20-31 & B50-55] with IM Sam Collins
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New Anti Sicilian book

Started 05/05/14 at 07:31:17 by najdorfslayer
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By: fling
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Best anti-siclians for black: 2...d6 or 2...e6?
I'm doubting about playing the Najdorf or the Taimanov/Kan complex (a la Delchev in his forthcoming book "The most Flexible Sicilian") and I think at my level (2000 ELO) the anti-sicilians play an imp...

Started 04/04/14 at 08:19:03 by gramsci
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32 18787 Last Post 04/11/14 at 12:24:42
By: Keano
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a3 sicilian!
hello, i have been searching the net for some analysis on this 2.a3 sicilian but couldnt find any good source!
do you know if i can find any good book/DVD/article about this opening??
and ...

Started 09/03/11 at 23:29:07 by the nazgul
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18 16849 Last Post 12/07/13 at 13:51:56
By: TalJechin
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Is there any merit in 3.e5?
I get sick of the Sicilian sometimes, so in a recent blitz game I decided to "refute it by force". Clearly I managed to catch my opponent by surprise:
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. e5!? dxe5 4. Nxe5 N...

Started 07/18/07 at 21:06:00 by MUBAs Opponent
2 1419 Last Post 07/21/07 at 16:42:10
By: Bibs
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Najdorf player meet Closed Sicilian
I play Sicilian Najdorf with Black, and when White open with Closed Sicilian 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 I must answer with 2...d6 because if I play 2...Nc6 there is a possible transposition to Open sicilian 3. N...

Started 04/02/07 at 11:57:30 by Batz
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22 9915 Last Post 11/21/07 at 10:20:52
By: chk
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Poll: Anti-Sicilians: what do you want to see analysed?
Continuing onwards and upwards from the previous topic's dialog, possibly worthwhile if people post what they are most interested in keeping up with.
My humble tuppence-worth in descending order ...

Started 09/21/07 at 14:08:53 by Bibs
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16 6737 Last Post 10/03/07 at 12:56:44
By: Bibs
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Delayed Wing Gambit
Oh ok I've asked about the Wing Gambit in the past. Now I have a more general question. Is there any advantages of playing the delayed wing gambit over the normal?
So...
1.e4 c5 2.b4!?<br /...

Started 12/11/10 at 08:04:58 by TheHug
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34 12369 Last Post 12/18/10 at 14:48:34
By: Markovich
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The "Brick" 1.e4 c5 2.Nh3??!
Yeah, this is a real opening.  There's a local master who has been publicising his blitz wins in this and other lines.  He wins very quickly even against known titled players on ICC.  His main idea is...

Started 08/16/05 at 08:17:28 by Smyslov_Fan
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40 13445 Last Post 04/25/06 at 14:47:29
By: Uberdecker
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2. a3
There is a forum topic getting a lot of replies on the Wing Gambit 2. b4. Why not prepare it with 2. a3?
After something like 2...Nc6 3. b4 cb 4. ab Nxb4 5. c3 Nc6 6. d4 surely White may have eno...

Started 07/24/03 at 13:29:15 by not a gm yet (Guest)
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73 25807 Last Post 03/11/06 at 02:43:49
By: MNb
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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. b3
I set up a topic on what to do against 2...e6, and alumbrado recommended 3. b3 'and Black should be OK' Well I think White is doing well after 3. b3. After something like 3...d6 4. Bb2 Nc6 5. d4 cd 6....

Started 07/23/03 at 11:00:21 by not a gm yet (Guest)
13 8414 Last Post 09/08/03 at 11:04:35
By: notagmyet
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Welcome Message
Welcome to the latest novelty on ChessPublishing.
This is your chance to ask direct questions about any of the openings and to tell everyone else about your ideas. Therefore, I would welcome cont...

Started 01/05/03 at 03:51:59 by IMGaryLane
4 3464 Last Post 09/29/03 at 01:00:30
By: Glenn Snow
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how well do you as black, handle the Kopec System
anyone can answer this questions im opened to every chess player's line and analyis.thank you!! Grin

Started 11/26/03 at 19:47:22 by mikhailtal3
2 3218 Last Post 11/26/03 at 10:32:48
By: mikhailtal3
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Wing Gambit
So we're talking anti-sicilians huh? Well, while others seek to change the style of the usual open sicilian, we've got the Morra and GPA which white goes for black, usually unafraid of a material defe...

Started 07/15/03 at 21:46:06 by Craig Evans (Guest)
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15 14882 Last Post 12/22/03 at 20:25:07
By: M.Nieuweboer (Guest)
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Transpositional tricks into Open Sicilians
Hi all
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 , at this point White would typically indicate that he is going to enter either a Closed Sicilian with 3.g3 or (and this is my biggest concern) a delayed GrandPrix Attack wit...

Started 11/05/03 at 19:03:12 by whitecraw
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By: alumbrado
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Is the bucharest playable?
In the move order, 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6!? (the bucharest) Rogozenko believes this gives black a perfectly equal and playable position, however, under closer scrutiny I am wondering i...

Started 02/10/04 at 18:17:57 by Teyko
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By: X
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1.e4 c5 2.e5
Yes. Just pushing the pawn. I got this idea cause i didn't like blacks Nf6 anytime. I didn't find a way for black to get this pawn. i didn't find a way for black to play Nf6 anytime. Most players try ...

Started 10/29/03 at 08:38:14 by ChessMunsta (Guest)
13 5867 Last Post 03/25/04 at 13:57:05
By: notagmyet
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The Anti-Anti-Sicilian: 1...g6!
Before I get shouted and/or beaten down for posting in the wrong forum, let me discuss this idea.  For a while now I have been using 1...c5 and 2...g6 against 1.e4 with pretty good success.  This has ...

Started 04/30/04 at 14:57:28 by micmus
2 2669 Last Post 04/30/04 at 14:09:43
By: AmateurDragoneer
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Sicilian 2.Nc3 g6
This is a rather annoying move for a GPA player to have to face (at least for those of us who only play the GPA after 2...d6).  I was wondering how (After 1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 g6) 3.d4 cxd4 (3...Bg7 4.dxc5 Q...

Started 05/06/04 at 07:09:35 by Glenn Snow
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By: Glenn Snow
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The Anti-Anti-sicilian: 1...g6!
Before I get shouted and/or beaten down for posting in the wrong forum, let me discuss this idea.  For a while now I have been using 1...c5 and 2...g6 against 1.e4 with pretty good success.  This has ...

Started 04/30/04 at 19:14:47 by micmus
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19 10299 Last Post 05/12/04 at 05:40:29
By: Michael Ayton
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1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6  Rubinstein-Nimzowitsch System
I am looking at a long theoretical line in this interresting opening to use maybe in cr-games.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.Nc3 e6 5.Nxd5 exd5 6.d4 Nc6 7.dxc5 Bxc5 8.Qxd5 Qb6 9.Bc4 Bxf2+ 10.Ke2 0...

Started 09/09/04 at 21:10:55 by Albert Schenning (Guest)
2 2556 Last Post 09/10/04 at 12:46:02
By: Albert Schenning (Guest)
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